Chantelle Buffie is one of 40 successful candidates gleaned from a field of about 1,000 applicants nationally for a spot in the prestigious program, aimed at stimulating new ideas among brilliant young minds. She is the third SFU student to secure a place in the competitive program.
The young entrepreneurs will spend the next nine months building companies with the support of mentors, a unique academic program and a pool of business advisors.
“It’s important for students to take advantage of every opportunity that comes their way,” says Buffie, who recently began working full-time at TELUS following a co-op term. “The world is at your fingertips, and it’s up to you to grab what you want out of life.” Keep reading…
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